Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change

National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS) is pleased to support the Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change (FPL) program as a pathway for exemplary students in higher education (advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates) to apply their skills and ideas to park-based challenges and solutions. One Position is to "Develop an Ocean Acidification Action Toolkit for Our National Parks" at the Olympic National Park .

The Initiative offers 12-week paid internships which allow students to gain valuable work experience, explore career options, and develop leadership skills through mentorship and guidance while helping to advance NPS efforts on emerging management issues. Successful students may be eligible for non-competitive hire into federal positions for which they qualify following completion of all academic requirements. For more information visit the future park leaders website


Monday, December 11, 2017
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Corals use creative chemical balancing to combat destructive impacts of acidifying oceans

Corals use creative chemical balancing to combat destructive impacts of acidifying oceans

ARC CoE Coral Reef Studies

Some species of coral may be better adapted to respond to ocean acidification, according to research published in Proceedings of the Royal Society.

Thursday, December 7, 2017
Categories: OA News

DOI's Newswave highlights collaborative efforts in researching ocean acidification

Department of Interior

Department of Interior's Newswave highlights collaborative efforts in researching ocean acidification. The following stories can be found in the quarterly newsletter:

What is Ocean Acidification? -page 24

Coastal Acidification Networks: Regional Partnerships to Prepare the Nation-page 25

Understanding and Communicating Impacts of OA-page 26

Teamwork for Measuring OA-page 27

A link to the newsletter can be found Here

 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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Oysters on acid: How the ocean's declining pH will change the way we eat

Oysters on acid: How the ocean's declining pH will change the way we eat

The New Food Economy

The ocean is changing faster than it has in the last 66 million years. Now, Oregon oysters are being farmed in Hawaii. That fix won’t work forever. 

A little more than ten years ago, a mysterious epidemic wiped out baby oyster populations. After two years of massive losses and no answers, scientists testing the waters discovered what was really wrong: the ocean water flowing into the hatcheries had changed, and the oysters weren’t able to build their shells. 

Check out the full article by H. Claire Brown, The New Food Economy, 28 November 2017.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Associate Research Scientist (Programme Support)

IAEA Environmental Laboratories

Closing date: 3 December 2017. Position open for US citizens.

This position is part of an IOC-UNESCO/IAEA- collaboration to support Global Ocean Acidification Observation  Network (GOA-ON).

Under supervision of the Head of the Radioecology Laboratory, the Associate Research Scientist (Programme Support) is: (1) a technical specialist assisting in planning and implementing of all GOA-ON activities, (2) a network facilitator promoting global integration and coordination for the GOA-ON, and (3) a communicator preparing and presenting results to the broader community through reports and scientific publications. For more information visit: IAEA Website

 

Monday, November 20, 2017
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